Like other whistle-blowers and rebels against arbitrary…
Who ever thought social media could be an International Peacebuilder?
Like many I had used social media as tool for keeping in contact with friends, however over the last few years I've come to see its use in a new light and have experienced the great opportunity it provides to create peace in some of the most hostile of locations.
So what is social media? well it can be described as “websites and applications…Continue
Added by Danielle Bonner on April 16, 2014 at 5:48pm — No Comments
Twenty years ago today the world stood by while 1 million Tutsis we slaughtered in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Then, the world pledged those famous words—never again, the same words spoken after the Jewish Holocaust. Here we are twenty years later and the words never again seem to carry little weight. Our international system continues to value state sovereignty over humanitarian intervention and while its does, we continue to have spurs of genocide like that in the Darfur…Continue
Added by Jolene Hansell on April 11, 2014 at 7:31am — No Comments
‘One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things’ ~ Henry Miller
Are you an international looking to volunteer, intern, work or do research in Kenya? In this article are some tips that you may find useful when navigating through that…Continue
Subject: EIUC training seminar for International Electoral Observers
Summary: EIUC has developed two modules of three days each aiming at providing training to civilian staff in election observation missions at the first steps of their career (i.e. short term observers). Selected applicants will be allowed to become aware of the role, the tasks and the status of…
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In September I was asked by the Red Elephant Foundation to write about my peacebuilding and advocacy work and my ambition to help Afghans bring peace to their country. Here is my frank peace talk entitled “Building…Continue
Added by Danielle Bonner on October 12, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments
The International Criminal Court is the first permanent international court to try international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. But in an unprecedented move, the African Union (AU) is threatening to encourage its members to withdraw from the Rome Statute upon which the ICC is built. This threat comes as the AU is spearheading a campaign to pressure the ICC to drop charges or transfer to Kenya, the cases against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice-president…Continue
ACR-International Section and ADRhub.com teamed together to present a webinar series this Spring available live only to ACR-International Section members and students.
ACR International Section Chair, Rochelle Arms, will facilitate a presentation by Sister Pauline Acayo, head of Catholic Relief Services in Northern Uganda and Remo Moomiaie-Qajar…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on June 12, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
The Institute for Economics and Peace invites you to join us at events in Washington, D.C. and New York City as we discuss the results of the seventh annual Global Peace Index, the Positive Peace Index, and the global economic impact of peace:
Peace and Resilience: Assessing State Vulnerability to Conflict
Tuesday, June 11
1:00 – 2:30pm
Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.
Panel (*in development*)
Robert Lamb, Director and Senior…
Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on May 28, 2013 at 4:16pm — No Comments
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Added by Jeff Thompson on May 15, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Tune in Thursday, May 30 at 2:00pm EST for our upcoming show featuring the ACR International Section!
ACR International Section leaders, Rochelle Arms and Mary Damianakis, will host this show…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on May 14, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Like other whistle-blowers and rebels against arbitrary…
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 25, 2013 at 9:31pm — No Comments
From May 8-12, 2013, Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre under the direction of Prof. Gayle McKinney Griffith und Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith will present the 28th edition of Black International Cinema Berlin.
For the fifth time the event will occur in cooperation with the commissioner for…
Added by Gayle McKinney Griffith on March 14, 2013 at 4:42pm — No Comments
By Beverly Bell
March 8, 2013
On this International Women's Day, we rerun a 2005 piece on one of our greatest heroines, Marie Simone Alexandre. Though she died eight years ago, her life and message remain as powerful and inspirational today as any we know.
"It was thanks to God and Sister Simone." I heard this over and over in the mid-1990s as I was interviewing rape survivors in one of Port-au-Prince's…
Added by Deepa Panchang on March 8, 2013 at 1:23pm — No Comments
There is a modern-day misconception amongst those working to rebuild post-conflict societies, that war, mass atrocities, and heinous persecutions end when the conflict does. We who are not survivors, who were not victims of major international crises and targeted persecutions, find it difficult to understand the lasting impact of what survivors experienced. Post-traumatic stress was identified in the aftermath of the…Continue
THIS IS WHAT SOCIAL CHANGE LOOKS LIKE! JOIN THE DIALOGUES!
Participating in the Connection Point Dialogues program will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of…Continue
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 14, 2013 at 10:17pm — No Comments
Today, November 29, 2012, is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (sometimes known simply as Solidarity Day). This day of observance has been celebrated on or around November 29 since a resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 2, 1977. (See…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 30, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments
“Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are circling the globe. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement, excerpted from the report On the Road to Zero Waste: Successes and Lessons from Around the World by the Global Alliance for Incinerator…Continue
Added by Deepa Panchang on November 19, 2012 at 6:13pm — No Comments
The International Potato Center seeks a dynamic Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to be responsible for an ambitious research-for-development initiative that aims to increase incomes of smallholder potato producers in Southern Bangladesh through access to effective low-cost ware and seed storage. This initiative is a new component of an ongoing multi-year USAID-funded “Horticulture Project,” led by CIP and the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC) which will improve incomes and nutritional health…Continue
Added by Virginia Contreras on September 24, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments
Do you know it is International Peace Day on Friday 21st September?
Added by Pax Populi on September 18, 2012 at 7:15pm — No Comments